Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (3rd R) sitting next to his Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (4th R) during a meeting with foreign ambassadors and other top diplomats in Tehran on November 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO / HO / IRANIAN PRESIDENCY
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Iran said Monday it would quit Syria peace talks if it found them nonconstructive, citing the "negative role" of Saudi Arabia, in the latest twist in a spat between the regional rivals that bodes ill for efforts to ease turmoil across the Middle East.World and regional powers including Iran and Saudi Arabia met in Vienna on Friday to discuss a political solution to Syria's civil war but failed, as expected, to reach a consensus on the future of President Bashar Assad. Iran backs Assad in the war while Saudi Arabia supports rebels seeking to oust him. Saudi Arabia wants Assad gone, and has provided support to Syria's moderate opposition forces, while Iran has sent in fighters and material support to bolster Assad.Iran denied any role.
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